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- adj. Tending to flinch easily; timid, shy.
Lennon, a flinchy, wet eyed boy was told that his daddy was a very sick and dangerous man and that mommy needed to take him to grandma's house in upstateNew York.
It's Cavalli, of course, who is the King of Wince as far as I'm concerned, but I'm sure I would be just as flinchy if it were Calvin Klein.
I'm getting very flinchy about canned soups in general, though, because so many of them have MSG in them.
Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker 's flinchy answer to Chris Kattan, made Midsummer Night's Dream jokes about how "Kevin's Bottom [i.e., his performance as the character by that name] was cleft, divided," and then channeled his inner Mango to "demand … demand [Mr. Kline's] Lear!"
This face here—pinchy mouth, flinchy eyes—means she wants to say something she’s not sure she should.
He didn’t think she was lying— there was no hesitation, no flinchy look away, no hand raised to the hair or fingers to the mouth.